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By Bathurst, Bella
In 1997, Bella Bathurst began to go deaf. Within a few months, she had lost half her hearing, and the rest was slipping away. She wasn't just missing punchlines, she was missing most of the conversation - and all of the jokes. For the next twelve years deafness shaped her life, u ...
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By Bathurst, Bella; Publishers Ltd, Harpercollins
While it is the writing of Robert Louis Stevenson that has brought fame to his family name, the author gives this account of how his ancestors changed the shape of the eastern Scotland coast by designing and supervising the construction of lighthouses. Illustrations.
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Narrator Bathurst, Bella
By the summer of 1998, it had become clear that there was something wrong with my hearing. It didn't happen suddenly but softly, so softly, I almost wasn't aware of it happening; sound seemed to have stolen away. For 12 years, Bella Bathurst was deaf. She missed the punchlines an ...
By Bathurst, Bella; Narrator Crankshaw, Rebecca
From the best-selling author of The Lightouse Stevensons, a gripping history of the drama and danger of wrecking since the 18th-century - and the often grisly ingenuity of British wreckers, scavengers of the sea. A fine wreck has always represented sport, pleasure, treasure and, ...
A group of schoolgirls goes off on a field trip to the English countryside in a story that will remind readers of Lord of the Flies. Put up at a manor house that has seen better days, they discover that the nearby town offers alcohol, drugs, and sex--grown up downfalls that are a ...
First published by Profile Books in partnership with Wellcome Collection in the UK in 2017 under the title Sound: stories of hearing lost and found.
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